Lab Director

Eric Diller

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • PhD Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.
  • BS & MS, Case Western Reserve University, U.S.A.
  • Dr. Diller has led the Microrobotics Lab since 2014. His work is on micro-scale robotics and bio-inspired novel locomotion systems, and features fabrication and control relating to remote actuation of micro-scale devices using magnetic fields, micro-scale robotic manipulation, smart materials.

Graduate Student Researchers

Jiachen Zhang

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SajadSajad Salmanipour

  • PhD student (starting from Sept. 2015)

Tianqi Xu

Omid Youssefi

Undergraduate Student

Jessica Campos

  • International Undergraduate Student under Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Program (starting from May 2017)
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tec de Monterrey, Mexico



patrickPatrick Ryan

Zhe Li



Seif Hassan

  • Undergraduate student in Univ. of Toronto
  • Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto

Daniel Franca

Vishal Gupta

  • International undergraduate student from India (starting from May 2016) under Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Program
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India

Ahmed Ujjainwala

Piyush Jain

  • Mitacs Globalink, Research Intern
  • Senior undergraduate in dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

 Joe Ajoy

  • Grade 11, Co-op Student
  • Michael Power St. Joseph

Xian Wang

  • Exchange Undergraduate Student
  • BS, Tianjin University, China
  • Currently works as an graduate student in AMNL Lab, dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto.

Hweedo Chang